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KQED World: Friday, July 20, 2012

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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Friday, July 20, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31274Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    NHK Newsline [#3109] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10414H] UN Resolution Is Blocked As Concerns Mount Over Syria's Chemical Weapons * A Shift To A One-Drug Method For Lethal Injections * Looking At The Global Fight Against AIDS * Looking At The Fight Against AIDS In Washington, DC * Native Americans Gather To Talk About Climate Change duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18149H] (original broadcast date: 07/19/12)
    * Dennis Ross, former US Envoy to the Middle East on yesterday's explosion inside the Syrian national security headquarters
    * David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times on Egypt
    * a panel discussion on Mexico with Randal C. Archibold, New York Times bureau chief for Mexico; William Finnegan of the New Yorker; and Ioan Grillo, author of 'El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency.'
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2649Z] In the first of a two-part conversation, Tavis talks creativity and genius with world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the man responsible for some of the most iconic buildings of our time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31274Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10414H] UN Resolution Is Blocked As Concerns Mount Over Syria's Chemical Weapons * A Shift To A One-Drug Method For Lethal Injections * Looking At The Global Fight Against AIDS * Looking At The Fight Against AIDS In Washington, DC * Native Americans Gather To Talk About Climate Change duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 5:00 am
    Democracy Now! [#1254] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    History Detectives [#108Z] Ventriloquist Dummy/Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot/34 Star Flag * Ventriloquist Dummy - An African American woman in Brooklyn, New York, has her father's black ventriloquist dummy, "Sam." Her father, John Cooper, was the first famous African-American ventriloquist. In a time of minstrel stereotypes, did "Sam" help transform how Americans viewed race in the early 20th century? How was this dummy created, and was it meant to be a protest against racial prejudice? < br />* Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot - A resident of Greenwich Village, New York, has a question about the home in which she's been living for the last few years. She's heard a rumor that John Wilkes Booth, the infamous assassin of Abraham Lincoln, spent some time in her house. Not only that, she's heard that her home is where the plot for the assassination was hatched. Is this really where Lincoln's murder was planned?
    * 34 Star Flag - Twenty years ago, the Staten Island Historical Society received a beautiful 34-star flag and a fascinating mystery. Patched together with bits of fabric much like a quilt, the flag flew at a boarding house on Staten Island. According to local legend, an angry mob approached the owner of the boarding house. The mob claimed that one of his boarders had hung a Confederate flag outside the window. It was just before the outbreak of the Civil War, and with tensions running high the mob was threatening to burn down the boarding house. As several other buildings were already in flames, the owner knew to take them seriously. He ran back to tear down the flag, but that did not satisfy the crowd. To save his building from being burnt to the ground, he replaced the rebel flag with the 34-star U.S. flag. The Staten Island Historical Society wants to know, is there any truth to this story?
    duration 55:15   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1405] Frederick P. Hitz - "U.S. Intelligence in the Wake of September 11: The Rise of the Spy Commando" Frederick P. Hitz served as CIA inspector general and is currently a senior fellow at the Center for National Security Law at the U.Va. School of Law. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Hitz entered the Career Training Program at the CIA and served in the clandestine service in Africa. In 1974, he returned to law practice but re-entered government service in congressional liaison capacities with the State, Defense, and Energy departments before resuming his CIA career as legislative counsel to the director of Central Intelligence. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1406] Clarence Lusane - "The Black History of the White House" Clarence Lusane iis an associate professor of Political Science in the School of International Service at American University where he teaches and researches on international human rights, comparative race relations, social movements and electoral politics. He is also an author, activist, scholar, lecturer, and journalist. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    History Detectives [#108Z] Ventriloquist Dummy/Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot/34 Star Flag * Ventriloquist Dummy - An African American woman in Brooklyn, New York, has her father's black ventriloquist dummy, "Sam." Her father, John Cooper, was the first famous African-American ventriloquist. In a time of minstrel stereotypes, did "Sam" help transform how Americans viewed race in the early 20th century? How was this dummy created, and was it meant to be a protest against racial prejudice? < br />* Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot - A resident of Greenwich Village, New York, has a question about the home in which she's been living for the last few years. She's heard a rumor that John Wilkes Booth, the infamous assassin of Abraham Lincoln, spent some time in her house. Not only that, she's heard that her home is where the plot for the assassination was hatched. Is this really where Lincoln's murder was planned?
    * 34 Star Flag - Twenty years ago, the Staten Island Historical Society received a beautiful 34-star flag and a fascinating mystery. Patched together with bits of fabric much like a quilt, the flag flew at a boarding house on Staten Island. According to local legend, an angry mob approached the owner of the boarding house. The mob claimed that one of his boarders had hung a Confederate flag outside the window. It was just before the outbreak of the Civil War, and with tensions running high the mob was threatening to burn down the boarding house. As several other buildings were already in flames, the owner knew to take them seriously. He ran back to tear down the flag, but that did not satisfy the crowd. To save his building from being burnt to the ground, he replaced the rebel flag with the 34-star U.S. flag. The Staten Island Historical Society wants to know, is there any truth to this story?
    duration 55:15   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1405] Frederick P. Hitz - "U.S. Intelligence in the Wake of September 11: The Rise of the Spy Commando" Frederick P. Hitz served as CIA inspector general and is currently a senior fellow at the Center for National Security Law at the U.Va. School of Law. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Hitz entered the Career Training Program at the CIA and served in the clandestine service in Africa. In 1974, he returned to law practice but re-entered government service in congressional liaison capacities with the State, Defense, and Energy departments before resuming his CIA career as legislative counsel to the director of Central Intelligence. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Miller Center Forums [#1406] Clarence Lusane - "The Black History of the White House" Clarence Lusane iis an associate professor of Political Science in the School of International Service at American University where he teaches and researches on international human rights, comparative race relations, social movements and electoral politics. He is also an author, activist, scholar, lecturer, and journalist. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1255] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Journal [#8145] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2649Z] In the first of a two-part conversation, Tavis talks creativity and genius with world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the man responsible for some of the most iconic buildings of our time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17202H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18149H] (original broadcast date: 07/19/12)
    * Dennis Ross, former US Envoy to the Middle East on yesterday's explosion inside the Syrian national security headquarters
    * David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times on Egypt
    * a panel discussion on Mexico with Randal C. Archibold, New York Times bureau chief for Mexico; William Finnegan of the New Yorker; and Ioan Grillo, author of 'El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency.'
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31275Z] Concerns about Europe and Spain weigh on the markets. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Nicholas Colas, Chief Market Strategist at ConvergEx Kayak and Palo Alto Networks started trading today. New York Bureau Chief Suzanne Pratt takes a look at whether we might see more IPOs in the second half of 2012 In our weekly series on "Immigration & The Economy" we take a look at the impact immigration has on U.S. wages and jobs duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10415H] An Update On The Mass Shooting In Colorado * Refugees Flee Syria As Rebels Take Control Of Crossings * In California, Some Skepticism Over Smart Meters * Brooks And Dionne * A Preview Of The PBS Documentary 'Homeland' duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 5:00 pm
    BBC World News America [#17202H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10415H] An Update On The Mass Shooting In Colorado * Refugees Flee Syria As Rebels Take Control Of Crossings * In California, Some Skepticism Over Smart Meters * Brooks And Dionne * A Preview Of The PBS Documentary 'Homeland' duration 56:46   STEREO
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17202H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10415H] An Update On The Mass Shooting In Colorado * Refugees Flee Syria As Rebels Take Control Of Crossings * In California, Some Skepticism Over Smart Meters * Brooks And Dionne * A Preview Of The PBS Documentary 'Homeland' duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#18150H] (original broadcast date: 07/20/12)
    Brain Series 2 Episode 10: Disorders of Motor Neurons - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Dr. Richard Finkel of Nemours Children's Hospital, Dr. Neil Shneider of Columbia University; Peter Frates, Griffen Kingkiner, and Beth Kingkiner
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2650Z] Tavis concludes his two-part conversation with famed postmodern architect Frank Gehry about his imprint on skylines around the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31275Z] Concerns about Europe and Spain weigh on the markets. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Nicholas Colas, Chief Market Strategist at ConvergEx Kayak and Palo Alto Networks started trading today. New York Bureau Chief Suzanne Pratt takes a look at whether we might see more IPOs in the second half of 2012 In our weekly series on "Immigration & The Economy" we take a look at the impact immigration has on U.S. wages and jobs duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10415H] An Update On The Mass Shooting In Colorado * Refugees Flee Syria As Rebels Take Control Of Crossings * In California, Some Skepticism Over Smart Meters * Brooks And Dionne * A Preview Of The PBS Documentary 'Homeland' duration 56:46   STEREO
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3125] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#1255] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31275Z] Concerns about Europe and Spain weigh on the markets. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Nicholas Colas, Chief Market Strategist at ConvergEx Kayak and Palo Alto Networks started trading today. New York Bureau Chief Suzanne Pratt takes a look at whether we might see more IPOs in the second half of 2012 In our weekly series on "Immigration & The Economy" we take a look at the impact immigration has on U.S. wages and jobs duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    BBC Newsnight [#17202H] duration 28:18   STEREO TVRE
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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